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About Meadow's Edge Elementary School

Meadow's Edge Elementary School

16333 Kern Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544

Phone: 574/255-9347

Fax: 574/968-6005


Kent Mikel, Principal

Judy Sheyko, Office Aide


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2016-17 Four Star School  Click here to see the list of criteria.

For the 2016-17 school year, Meadow’s Edge received an A rating from the Indiana Department of Education. Overall, 62 percent of Indiana schools received an A or B. For more information on and to view the 2016-17 School Accountability Grades, please click here to visit the IDOE website.

Based on the 2017 Spring ISTEP+ resultsMeadow’s Edge ranks in the top 10% of all 1,437 Indiana public schools.

ISTEP+ Spring 2017 Results­­­­Percent of students passing ISTEP+

                English/Language Arts     Math          

Grade 3                        80.0%               75.4%

Grade 4                        80.6%               77.6%                 

Grade 5                        73.6%               83.0%

Click here for 2016-17 IREAD-3 Results

Click here to see school demographic data and past school Performance Reports on the Indiana Department of Education website.



Meadow’s Edge opened in August 1998.


Grades kindergarten through fifth grade

Enrollment 2016-2017: 384

Classroom Teachers: 16

Special Teachers: 8 (including Music, PE, Speech, ENL, Reading Coach, Special Education and Youth Service Counselors)

Education Assistants:  10

Instructional  Aides:  6

Custodians:  2

Food Service:  1.5

School Day:  7:55 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Special Facilities

Instructional Media Center (with work stations)

Computer lab

Reading/Learning Lab

TV studio

Speech/ENL Rooms

Gymnasium with stage

Nature Trail

Minds-In-Motion Lab 

Academic Programs

Meadow's Edge Elementary serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade.  We offer a full-day kindergarten program.  School-wide enrichment, remediation, and programs for students with disabilities are available along with speech/hearing/language development programs.  Instruction is differentiated in all grade levels.  Focused Instruction is also implemented school-wide.  This is a process of teaching that targets academic skills students need to master.  Meadow's Edge practices positive school-wide behavior using the framework of lifelong guidelines and life skills.  Family participation and support is valued.  Family Resource Specialists are available to assist families in a variety of ways to ensure student success in the school environment.  

Honors and Achievements

Meadow’s Edge has achieved an “A” rating from the Indiana Department of Education for five consecutive years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Indiana Department of Education has named Meadow’s Edge a Four Star School in 2015 and 2016. In 2014, the school was nominated for a National Title I Distinguished Award. The year prior, Meadow’s Edge was honored as an Indiana “Top 3” Title 1 School for Student Achievement. In 2012, Meadow’s Edge was named a “Reward School” by the IDOE. Meadow’s Edge Principal Jayson Snyder was named 2017 District 2 Elementary School Principal of the Year by his fellow District 2 principals.                                  


D.A.R.E. Program

Student Council

Student News Team

School-wide recycling program

Staff and student volunteer mentor programs

St. Joseph County Soil and Water Conservation Educational Programs

Intramural Sports (fall and spring)

Running Club

Circle the State

Musical Programs

Academic Competitions and Activities

Art Walk

Variety of Family Evening Events

Parent Involvement

Meadow’s Edge has an active Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).  Parent volunteers provide tutoring, classroom assistance and serve as chaperones on field trips.  A Parent Resource Room with a variety of family resources as well as internet access is available to all families.

Meadow's Edge students will attend Grissom Middle School and Penn High School.

Colors: Blue, green and tan     Mascot: Hawk